*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. On March 16, 2021, the Constitutional Council held the hearing concerning the QPC n° 2021-892 concerning the conformity of Article L. 464-2 of the French Commercial Code and, more specifically, the provisions of V, 2nd paragraph, of the said Article, which allow the Competition Authority, when the company has obstructed the investigation or the inquiry, to impose a financial penalty of up to 1% of the highest worldwide turnover excluding tax achieved during one of the financial years closed since the financial year preceding the one in which the practices were carried out The Constitutional Council will make its decision on 26 March 2021. It will be
ALERTS: PROCEDURES - FRANCE - PRIORITY QUESTION OF CONSTITUTIONALITY - SANCTIONS
Priority question of constitutionality: The French Constitutional Council holds the hearing on the priority question of constitutionality concerning the conformity of the provision of the Commercial Code allowing the French Competition Authority to impose sanctions in case of obstruction practices (Akka Technologies)
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